channel-hopping


Related to channel-hopping: time hopping

channel-hopping

n
(Broadcasting) the activity of changing television channels repeatedly using a remote control device
Translations

channel-hopping

[ˈtʃænlˈhɒpɪŋ] N (Brit) (TV) → zapping m
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Experience crystal clear game and chat audio using the latest, intelligent channel-hopping technology for interference-free wireless gaming.
It was an unexpected treat to have breakfast in bed, do a little bit of channel-hopping and then finding that amazing feast of running and tackling going on Down Under.
Only the briefest of schedules is published daily, yet occasionally when I'm channel-hopping I come across some very good programmes being shown there - some of which are not mentioned in the schedule.
Don't get me wrong, her week might not be complete without a dose of Stevo, but my hunch is that should the multi Bafta-winning actress decide to go on a frenzy of mid-evening channel-hopping tonight, she's unlikely to rest too long on 401.
While channel-hopping last week, I came across something called the FIFA Confederations Cup on BBC3.
A few years ago, my channel-hopping son chanced upon a TV station which fuelled a jewellery-making fire in my talented spouse.
QWHILE channel-hopping about two months ago, I saw footage of atrocities in Sri Lanka.
Enough to put you off channel-hopping for life and that was just Gavin Henson's tan.
I was channel-hopping all evening and night and couldn't find him anywhere (it was like playing a specially-adapted game of "Where's Wally?
But then one night my wife and I were idly channel-hopping and we came across a late-night comedy programme called Mrs Brown's Boys.
YOU can find some unexpected gems while channel-hopping.

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